|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Thomson Reuters - Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Rising Star||Thomson Reuters - Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Rising Star||Thomson Reuters - Super Lawyers Magazine||2007|
|Rising Star||Thomson Reuters - Super Lawyers Magazine||2006|
|Rising Star||Thomson Reuters - Super Lawyers Magazine||2005|
|Pepperdine University School of Law||N/A||LL.M - Master of Laws||2004|
|Pepperdine University School of Law||N/A||MA - Masters||2000|
|Pepperdine University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|University of California, San Diego||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1996|
|CURT Tripartite Initiative||Facilitator||2011|
|CURT Tripartite Initiative||Facilitator||2010|
|Various||Strategic Negotiation Skills||2009|
|Tennessee Employment Relations Research Association||Strategic Negotiation Skills||2009|
|International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers||Communication in Negotiation||2009|
|CURT Tripartite Initiative||Facilitator||2009|
|NECA Annual Conference||Communication in Negotiation||2008|
|CURT Tripartite Initiative||Facilitator||2008|
Posted by Tanya
Katherine Elford helped me in a case where my former employer withheld my last paycheck as well as my remaining vacation pay, (because I refused to sign a contract stating that I would not sue him due to sexual harassment). She is professional, extremely knowledgeable, savvy, no-nonsense and works hard to make sure that the end result is beyond expectations. My end result was that I received the monies due to me by the end of that week without having to sign anything or to ever set foot in a courthouse. I am extremely pleased with Ms. Elford's work and recommend her highly.
Posted by Lindsay
I started my own business this year. I had to have someone knowledgeable and trustworthy go over my contracts for payment, project stipulations, and other items to include in a business contract. Katherine was able to walk me through the legal language, suggest additions of language that would help protect me and my business, and put together a comprehensive agreement. It was great to work with someone who is so thorough and insightful. I highly recommend working with Katherine.
Posted by Karina
Ms. Elford is a phenomenal attorney, providing not only wise guidance about the law and how various strategies can play out in the legal system, but also was adept at keeping our end goal always front and center. With my complex situation, it would have been easy to get sidetracked by any number of details involved - however she never lost sight of what she knew I wanted as an end result, and ultimately helped me achieve that. She is patient, a fantastic active listener, and provides not just advice but expert support. I would recommend her highly, and without reservation!
Lauren Mullee, Litigation Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Ms. Elford is an exceptional attorney. Her diverse background assists her in honing into the heart of an issue, and she has an impressive working knowledge of the law. Moreover, Ms. Elford is a compassionate, positive and energetic person, who strives to excel in every aspect of her life. She carries herself with the utmost of poise and integrity. I highly recommend her.